HI, IT’S CARLA. As the founder of jovial foods, I’ve always wanted to create a space where einkorn bakers could compare notes. I also love to hear and learn from your feedback. And, if you have questions or want to show the community what you’re baking, please register and create a post. I’ll do my best to answer all questions about the cookbook, with help from the jovial staff. Welcome to the einkorn cookbook community!

Biscuits

My family loves the buttermilk biscuits from you cookbook. I want to make them on an upcoming camping trip.. We have a camper so I have an oven, but I don’t have the space to make the dough at camp. Can I make the biscuit dough and cut into biscuits and freeze and then cook … Continued

Starter help

Hi Carla! I started my sourdough starter on May 7, so it’s a little over a month old now. I’ve been following the instructions in the cookbook with dedication, weighing my ingredients and using Einkorn AP flour and taking the temperature of my water. I’m concerned that my starter isn’t maturing properly. There are bubbles … Continued

sourdough einkorn

I am trying so hard to make Einkorn bread. I have tried several so far and I get a heavy tasteless something, but not bread. I have watched the videos several times and I do as I see and follow the recipe from your cookbook. My best was yesterday I made the sandwich loaf. My … Continued

Thanking God for Einkorn

Dear Jovial, I have Fibromyalgia but love bread. I gave it up until I started baking with GF flours but just did not enjoy the cake-like taste and feel so I started looking for a flour that was going to give me back the chewy tast of wheat and the feel of real bread. Having … Continued

bread making machine using jovial flour

Hi! Want to know if i can use jovial flour in a bread making machine? Havent purchased the machine yet, considering first my ? then if a bread machine can be used, what setting using jovial flour. Thank you so much for your input, Debi

milk substitute

In the loaf breads that list milk as an ingredient can water be substituted for the milk to make it dairy free?

Einkorn flour storage

What is the best way to store Einkorn AP and WG flours? Can I use my counter top canisters or should they both be stored in the refrigerator. I used to keep unbleached flour in the canister and whole wheat flour in the fridge. I was planning on doing the same with the Einkorn AP … Continued

Yeast Levain Question

I am making my first einkorn flour bread using a levain: the braided egg bread with the whole grain yeast levain. Timing gets tricky with having to let the levain sit for 6 to 8 hours and then let the bread dough proof for 3 to 6 hours. Can I let the levain sit overnight … Continued

sourdough boule overnight proof

If I put my sourdough boule in the refrigerator overnight after the turning, instead of the 3-5 hr. room temp rise, what needs to be done the next day, Just shape and let rise for 60-90 min. or do I have to let it return to room temp before shaping. Am I looking for the … Continued

Hot cross buns

My Hot Cross Buns where delicious, soft and loaded with currants. a little darker than I like so next time I will take them out earlier or lower oven temp slightly. after the first day they start to get a little hard and dry, but wrapping in foil and reheating or slicing in half and … Continued